Corporation for National and Community Service Portfolio Manager (Bilingual/Spanish) in Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Summary This is a full-time remote position located in the Department of the Chief of Program Operations (CPO), Office of Regional Operations (ORO). This virtual opportunity can be performed from any duty station. Pay will be determined based on the duty location of the position. Remote employees will receive the locality rate associated with the location of their remote worksite, typically the employee's place of residence. See the 'Additional Information' section for more remote work details. Responsibilities The Portfolio Manager will independently oversee and manage a portfolio of AmeriCorps grantees and projects. As an advisor to current and perspective grantees or sponsors, the Portfolio Manager is responsible for providing ongoing technical assistance and support to grantees or project sponsors to ensure the effective, timely and compliant administration of their grant award. Serves as the primary point of contact to current or potential grantees or project sponsors on all grant related activities for assigned portfolio of local, state and national grantees and sponsors. Oversees and manages the programmatic, financial, technical and administrative components of grants management or program development across all AmeriCorps streams of service. Provides technical assistance and program development to current or potential grantees or project sponsors throughout the grant life cycle, ensuring all aspects are carried out in compliance with AmeriCorps program policies and guidance. Provides authoritative information to current and perspective grantees by relaying legal and regulatory requirements for programmatic and fiscal management of Federal grants. Serves on teams and working groups tasked with developing or revising guidelines, policies, and processes on program delivery, monitoring, compliance, data analysis, performance management, risk assessment and related operational goals and objectives. Maintains grant oversight by ensuring timely, accurate, and complete submission of all reporting requirements, to include Performance Progress Reports (PPRs) and Federal Financial Reports (FFRs). Conducts periodic reviews to monitor program performance and expenditures. Liaises with the Office of Monitoring, grantees and project sponsors to implement corrective action plans to ensure programs achieve desired outcomes and promote grant compliance. Participates in the review process of grant applications for new or current grantees as needed. Under the leadership of the Senior Portfolio Manager, fosters collaborative relationships with AmeriCorps funded partners within the region. In coordination with the Director, Outreach and Partnerships, identifies opportunities to increase awareness of AmeriCorps ' mission and programs with non-profit organizations, foundations, and other partners. Works with other Portfolio Managers to identify opportunities to collaborate, layer and leverage portfolio investments for the purpose of maximizing sustainable community impacts. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants will be required to self-certify proficiency in both English and Spanish language question which will be used to determine initial language proficiency. Applicants must have one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to at least the upper range of the NY-02 pay band, which would be at or equivalent to, the GS-9 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes: Independently overseeing and managing a portfolio of grantees and projects; Providing technical assistance and program development guidance to current or potential grantees or project sponsors throughout the grant life cycle; and Providing authoritative information relaying legal and regulatory requirements for programmatic and fiscal management of Federal grants to grantees. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume. Education OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education; OR LL.M., if related leading to such a degree. (Equivalent to GS-11) Additional Information Remote Status: This position is eligible for full-time remote work based on the duties of the position. If selected, employees must sign a remote work agreement prior to onboarding that details remote working conditions and expectations for the position. As agency remote work policies are finalized and/or evolve, there may be additional guidance and requirements for the position. After hire, employees must follow the requirements in the agency's change of duty station policy when changing duty stations. Some remote positions may require the employee's worksite to be within a specified geographic area to fulfill positions needs. Additional Selections: Additional selections may be made from this announcement or for similar positions across AmeriCorps. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at AmeriCorps. COVID-19: Vaccination against COVID-19 is not currently required for employment at AmeriCorps, but is encouraged to promote workplace health and safety. If you receive an official job offer and onboard, you will be contacted after onboarding regarding any requests for information related to your COVID-19 vaccination status. Military Selective Service Act: If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency. Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veteran's preference, you must submit documentation described below in "Required Documents." Special Employment Consideration: Persons with disabilities, disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the Armed Forces, VISTA volunteers, some Peace Corps employees and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for noncompetitive appointment. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these noncompetitive appointments, applicable documentation that supports your eligibility must be submitted with your application package. Ethics Requirement: Our Agency is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 U.S.C. 201-209) and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 C.F.R. part 2635). Additionally, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) or Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of your appointment date and on an annual basis thereafter.